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Here’s everything you need to know about Nigeria’s 2019 Elections👇

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🔘 Over 84 million Nigerians will be electing the next president on Saturday 16 February in an election, where a record-breaking number of candidates are running this year.

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🔘 Here are 5 things you need to know about about Nigeria’s upcoming presidential election.

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🔘 A record number of 73 candidates and 91 political parties are running in what is widely perceived to be a two horse race between:

- Current President Muhammadu Buhari, 76

- Former vice president Atiku Abubakar, 72

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🔘 Holding the 9th-largest global gas reserves, Nigeria is considered Africa’s biggest economy aje.io/qtazc
🔘 Corruption has long plagued Nigeria with public officials stealing funds generated from crude oil exports - the core of its economy.

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🔘 Nigeria has replaced India as the world’s poverty capital - and the unemployment rate has more than doubled since 2015.

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🔘PDP candidate AbuBakar has promised to lift at least 50 million people out of extreme poverty within two years of his presidency. But is this feat even possible?

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🔘 Boko Haram continues to hold ground in Nigeria’s north-east, and current president Buhari has been criticised for failing to stem the insurgency.

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🔘 Previous elections in Nigeria have been marred by violence. Do you expect a peaceful vote this year?

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🔘 Insecurity, economy and corruption have been described as the key concerns that will decide this election.

What do you think is the priority for the country in 2019? #NigeriaDecides #NigeriaSpeaks
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